DevOps

DevOps is a culture where people, regardless of title or background, work together to imagine, develop, deploy and operate a system. In practical terms, DevOps is the next logical iteration after Agile of multidisciplinary teams working together to create software products and services.

One level up_ low-code and why it matters

One level up: low-code and why it matters

There is an ever-growing need to develop and deliver business applications to answer the increasing demand from internal as well as external customers. DevOps teams feel squeezed by business representatives as...
HashiCorp releases Vault 1.7

HashiCorp releases Vault 1.7

Vault is one of Hashicorp’s core products. It deals with secret management, data encryption, and identity for many applications across many various platforms. On the 25th of March they announced Vault...
Identity-Based microsegmentation

Identity-Based micro-segmentation boosts cloud security

Companies increasingly execute cloud-first strategies for their core business applications. Some organizations even put a deadline on when they want to close down their data-center in the near future. DevOps teams...
What is Consul-Terraform-Sync

What is Consul-Terraform-Sync?

HashiCorp has announced yet another new beta product in Consul-Terraform-Sync. This product appears to allow the automation of Consul services using Terraform. Personally, I struggled long and hard on this concept....

Terraform Cloud Operator for Kubernetes is now GA

HashiCorp has moved to production the Terraform Cloud Operator for Kubernetes in Terraform Cloud. This product was first announced in March 2020 as an alpha product. At the time they stated...
GitLab Connect EMEA

GitLab Connect EMEA – 25th March, 2021

Join GitLab Connect EMEA - 25th March, 2021 GitLab Connect EMEA is a virtual event that will touch upon all elements of a successful DevOps transformation. In this new format attendees will get...
Defects

Dealing with DevOps Metrics and KPIs

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are a great principle to measure how well your organization performs. DevOps accelerates the automation of (almost) everything within the entire organization. Therefore you need useful KPIs...
GitOps, is it the next big thing after DevOps

GitOps, is it the next big thing after DevOps?

There is a new kid on the block, and I am not talking about a collaboration with the Backstreet Boys here. DevOps has a new buzz word and that word is...
Monitor system

Being on call – tips & tricks to get most out of alerts

DevOps teams are responsible for their workloads from the early stages of development up until production. All team-members now face what sysadmins already know: being on call. In a true DevOps...
Shift security left_ secure your CloudFormation templates

Shift security left: secure your CloudFormation templates

DevOps practitioners use Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) to provision resources they need in the public Cloud. AWS offers CloudFormation as their native IaC solution. CloudFormation templates are written in JSON or YAML format....